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Rubenn
Rubenn
13 November 2014

Window installers sydney

Window installers sydney

Hi Trent, We are currently doing an owner builder project in Perth, WA and have just returned back from a trip to Sydney. The purpose of our visit was to view a company…

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Rubenn
Nov 13, 2014 11:21 pm
Danette
Danette
10 November 2014

Would you have full size or half size windows? (Pic)

Would you have full size or half size windows? (Pic)

I too saw these in display homes and lots of photos online and love them. Our finished isn't finished yet but I've designed our home to have these windows in all the…

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Danette
Nov 10, 2014 8:48 pm
Danette
Kas
Kas
7 November 2014

Perth NoR Window Replacements and Bifolds Recommendations?

Perth NoR Window Replacements and Bifolds Recommendations?

Hi, We've just bought a house in Perth and it needs a reno. We're new to Perth and have no idea where to go! Can anyone give any recommendations for: Kitchens,…

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Kas
Nov 07, 2014 6:29 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
4 November 2014

Hume Hayman

Hume Hayman

Hi does anyone have Hume Hayman doors installed in their house? If so can you post some pics? We've chosen them and I'm not sure if we should go back to a flush panel.

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Crazyk
Nov 04, 2014 7:21 pm
Crazyk
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 November 2014

Window glass suggestions

Window glass suggestions

Yes. If it's to stop heat entering. Ed

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ECOECO
Nov 01, 2014 9:39 am
ECOECO

We just finished the window in our spare bedroom today and I love it so I'll jump in. I think you need to look at each individual window and think about what you want to…

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snufl
Oct 30, 2014 5:08 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 October 2014

Wooden screen door not closing

Wooden screen door not closing

My fault L - I should have studied the doors more. Quality wooden doors are meant to be very good - but things happen. The slightest movement - expansion - however…

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Saint Mike
Oct 30, 2014 8:09 am
Saint Mike
Joker
Joker
29 October 2014

Rollerdoor brands

Rollerdoor brands

My builder always uses b,d, and says never had any problems,get the one with 5 years guarantee.

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Joker
Oct 29, 2014 10:13 pm
rack201
rack201
27 October 2014

Replacement wooden sliding door bottom sill - where to buy

Replacement wooden sliding door bottom sill - where to buy

I need to replace a rotted section of the bottom sill in a sliding door frame (now that I've figured out why it's rotting) Question is where do I buy the length of sill…

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rack201
Oct 27, 2014 11:23 pm
Babycakes
Babycakes
27 October 2014

Solar screens / sun shades

Solar screens / sun shades

I assume they apply the window tint film on the inside of the glass. Just be careful what products you use to clean your tinted windows…

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Babycakes
Oct 27, 2014 1:10 pm
Babycakes
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 October 2014

Windows question

Windows question

Low-E is…

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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2014 4:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 October 2014

Window options for house extension in central Victoria

Window options for house extension in central Victoria

WNW - double glaze including Low-E ENE - double glaze without Low-E Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2014 4:18 pm
ECOECO
macmaz
macmaz
23 October 2014

Budgeting for window furnishing

Budgeting for window furnishing

Hi there, We are also close to finishing our build in Melbourne's SE. Blinds and curtains is really tricky I thought from our experience. Firstly you can have a think and…

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macmaz
Oct 23, 2014 1:24 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 October 2014

Bay Windows and Covering what type to install 7 fixtures?

Bay Windows and Covering what type to install 7 fixtures?

Hi, I have plantation shutters on my bay window. These had to be custom fitted. Previously I've used curtains, you can buy angled corner sockets for the rods to fit into. …

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Treeseachanger
Oct 15, 2014 9:38 pm
johncooper057
johncooper057
14 October 2014

Looking for window awnings in brisbane area

Looking for window awnings in brisbane area

I am looking for window awnings for my daughter's room. Could you please refer me to a shop or any cool idea that will be delighted :: my cute daughter.

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johncooper057
Oct 14, 2014 3:42 pm
MyH1Login
MyH1Login
13 October 2014

Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Hi M, You will have no problem because you have decking over a lower floor level. The water can pass under the decking, the other…

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MyH1Login
Oct 13, 2014 9:22 am
MyH1Login
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
6 October 2014

Window Product comparison / opinion.

Window Product comparison / opinion.

For the combination of fixed/ tilt & turn/ fixed the window with 10.5 & 6.38 combination would cost $2333 +GST but for the tilt & turn/ fixed/ tilt & turn combination, the…

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Windowfactory
Oct 06, 2014 3:37 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
4 October 2014

Sliding Door Frame Not Touching House Slab

Sliding Door Frame Not Touching House Slab

Aluminium sliding door frames must be fully supported along their length. If it isn't the frame will twist and drop. The immediate solution is to pack the door frame…

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Beetaloo
Oct 04, 2014 8:54 pm
Beetaloo
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ECOECO
Oct 04, 2014 3:51 pm
ECOECO
einadia
einadia
3 October 2014

Which clear timber finish for doors?

Which clear timber finish for doors?

I'm getting some internal glazed doors made of Pacific Beech (Vitex cofassus) and I'm wondering what finish to put on them. I don't like the look of paint, which is…

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einadia
Oct 03, 2014 1:04 pm
B STAR
B STAR
2 October 2014

Condensation - how do I stop

Condensation - how do I stop

I one extra to add. Try having a cooler shower. I find setting the temp from 43 to 41 makes a big difference.

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B STAR
Oct 02, 2014 8:47 am
touch107fm
touch107fm
30 September 2014

Bifold doors Help

Bifold doors Help

Cool any help or info in helping us find this missing track and get something that will work would be great. Yes only need about 550mm. If you dont find anything I will…

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touch107fm
Sep 30, 2014 3:10 pm
mgilla
mgilla
29 September 2014

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Call a handyman, if you find the right one they will be able to do the lot.

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mgilla
Sep 29, 2014 8:01 pm
lenny
lenny
25 September 2014

BW windows and doors

BW windows and doors

Hi folks, Looking for feedback on BW windows (Sydney company)...? http://www.bwwindows.com.au/ They have come up as an option for our renovations....

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lenny
Sep 25, 2014 10:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 September 2014

Replacing timber windows

Replacing timber windows

Just a caution if these are heritage sash windows that you wish to be functional. Double glazing is great from an energy saving point of view…

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ECOECO
Sep 24, 2014 1:25 pm
ECOECO
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 September 2014

What window colors

What window colors

Are you asking this question because you are having colonial bars or double hungs?

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Treeseachanger
Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm
Rache
Rache
17 September 2014

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

I would personally run with what will suit best for your internal coours, coz I think either surfmist or wallaby windows would work.

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Rache
Sep 17, 2014 1:09 am
Rache
mycl
mycl
16 September 2014

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Hi all, We are designing our place with a switch back staircase with a north facing window at the level of the landing. At the moment we have specified a double glazed…

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mycl
Sep 16, 2014 1:39 pm
bpratt
bpratt
12 September 2014

Door hardware on pivot doors

Door hardware on pivot doors

Thanks grumblebum, it's the sort of thing I was thinking about with the wind and roller latch they have. At least this way I'll have the same door handles on both doors…

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bpratt
Sep 12, 2014 8:50 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 September 2014

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

Laminated low-E like ComfortPlus has the coating on the OUTSIDE (which faces to the…

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ECOECO
Sep 10, 2014 3:09 pm
ECOECO
PolkaDots
PolkaDots
8 September 2014

Honeycomb Blinds

Honeycomb Blinds

Thank you dragonchild - yes those are the ones. Good to see that they don't really need to be cleaned much. I'll have to go to a curtains & blinds showroom to have a good…

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PolkaDots
Sep 08, 2014 3:26 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Wife and I were contemplating upgrading our windows to the new UPVC ones, and we have been in touch with a vendor who showed us several…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 3:56 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?
1, 2

I know this is an older post, but does anyone know if you get white aluminium frame windows if the fly screen mesh remains black or can you get…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 3:30 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has both normal panel glides and then alongside this sunscreen panel glides too? We have a huge sliding…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 3:12 pm
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MalSannie
Aug 31, 2014 8:21 am
MalSannie
Crazyk
Crazyk
30 August 2014

Window colour Precious silver

Window colour Precious silver

Hi all. Does anyone have pictures of their house with a brownish brick and precious silver windows? We were supposed to have Anodic grey but it's been discontinued. Thanks

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Crazyk
Aug 30, 2014 10:38 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
30 August 2014

bowed/not level window

bowed/not level window

Thanks Oncewerefurriers. The problem is, its of sufficient size, its just they haven't levelled it properly, it has a low point and kicks up at one end. The chippy came…

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staceyd
Aug 30, 2014 3:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 August 2014

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

Thanks. But I still don't understand low-e, I've read that it reflects heat back to its source. I can see that that means in summer it stops…

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ECOECO
Aug 26, 2014 11:57 am
ECOECO
mgilla
mgilla
24 August 2014

Wooden Bifold Door Query on Configurations

Wooden Bifold Door Query on Configurations

you can have 4 panels with an access door but that is fixed on one side so only 3 panels with go to the other side. 5 panels will give you an accesss door and all panels…

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mgilla
Aug 24, 2014 5:17 pm
kavehman
kavehman
22 August 2014

E Bay 1 lite doors

E Bay 1 lite doors

I'll go check those ones out, they look ok in the pictures.

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kavehman
Aug 22, 2014 9:37 am
Forg
Forg
20 August 2014

Luxaflex Luminette (I think) - experiences?

Luxaflex Luminette (I think) - experiences?

We struggled to get more than one quote for window-coverings for pur place ... and the one mob that turned-up gave us a quote whivh kinda made us fall off our chairs. For…

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Forg
Aug 20, 2014 10:07 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August 2014

Feature window for Queenslander

Feature window for Queenslander

A bifold window with similar proportions to your casements. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 18, 2014 2:15 pm
ECOECO
trixee
trixee
16 August 2014

Wardrobe doors in Perth?

Wardrobe doors in Perth?

They are expensive wherever you go. Try Lifestyle Wardrobes in Wangara, they seem to be pretty good value.

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trixee
Aug 16, 2014 9:51 pm
trixee
auds
auds
15 August 2014

Help - do I change my windows or not?

Help - do I change my windows or not?

thanks. I do have a pic I can post when I get to work

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auds
Aug 15, 2014 11:23 am
dojrude
dojrude
13 August 2014

Estimate on upgrade costs

Estimate on upgrade costs

I would think that 17k for the upgrade price is pretty good on the face of it. For starters you need to know what spec of double glazing you…

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dojrude
Aug 13, 2014 3:26 pm
CH2012
CH2012
13 August 2014

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Late reply from me Robbie55 but thank you! I had no idea that was done. I have looked up Magnetite and they have leadlight windows in their gallery. We shall look into…

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CH2012
Aug 13, 2014 12:13 pm


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